Monday, September 21, 2015



Reiterating his firm stance on Value Added Tax (VAT) Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Monday said that implementation of

JBC ties up with a2i for digital insurance service

Aiming to launch digital insurance services through countrywide digital centers, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Access

JS body for imposing tax on companies using polythene

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Environment and Forest on Monday urged the Finance Ministry to take

2 Bangladeshi stalls outshine in Delhi's International Bazar

Two Bangladeshi stalls selling clothes and food items have attracted hundreds of visitors at the 28th DCWA International Bazar

GP Facebook Fan Page reaches 10 million likes

The leading digital service provider of the country Grameenphone has crossed yet another milestone in its 20-year journey. The

Jute exports brought Tk 7,294.40cr in FY 2015-16

Bangladesh earned Taka 7,294.40 crore by exporting 19.62 lakh bales of jute and jute goods in 2015-16 fiscal, Tk

Stock markets marginally up to open week

Stock markets rose marginally on Sunday when the broader price indices of the country's twin bourses closed the week's

Huawei launches new smartphone

Huawei launched the Huawei GR5 2017 Premium Edition with maximum storage for Bangladesh market. The smartphone follows the massive

Denim expo to attract global buyers from March 1

The 7th edition of 'Denimsandjeans Bangladesh', an exposition of jean products, will begin in the city on March 1,

Poultry show begins in the city on Mar 2

The 10th International Poultry Show and Seminar will begin in the city on March 2 with a slogan-"Poultry for

Dhaka aims at raising annual trade volume with Canada to $5b by 2022

Bangladesh aims to raise its annual bilateral trade with Canada to $5.0 billion by 2022 from the current $2.0

Gas price hike likely to hit garment industry

Bangladesh will raise natural gas prices for the second time in under two years, which should lead to higher

Productivity awardees to get facilities like CIP

The nominated representatives of the National Productivity and Quality Excellence Award receiving organizations will enjoy all kinds of facilities

DCCI urges govt to review gas price hike decision

Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) urged the government on Saturday to review the decision of gas price

Tofail criticizes buyers for talking too much over trade unions

Apparently indicating the USA, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Saturday expressed displeasure for talking too much about trade unions

BCVOA elected new executive committee

The new Executive Committee of Bangladesh Cargo Vessel Owner's Association (BCVOA) for the term of 2016-2018 has been elected

WE launches first '.bangla' website

Bangladeshi smartphone brand WE has launched first ever Bangla website under the dot bangla domain.  The site's address provides

PRAN signs $2m export deal with Netherlands

PRAN, a sister concern of PRAN-RFL group, one of the largest and fast growing homegrown conglomerates in the country,

Dhaka apparel summit aims sustainable RMG growth

As a sequel to the success of first Dhaka Apparel Summit (DAS) taking place in 2014, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers

Major brands pull out of Apparel Summit over worker rights

Five global high street fashion brands have pulled out of a major garment industry event in Bangladesh due to

Robi witnesses 5pc revenue growth in Q4

Sailing on merger and data, mobile phone operator Robi has witnessed 5 percent revenue growth in the fourth quarter

‘Pharma manufacturers meet 98% local demand’

Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday said about 98% of the local drugs demand is being met by domestic

Stocks finish week with upward trend

Stocks finished the week on Thursday maintaining upward trend with rising participation of investors.  The trade value at DSE

'CCH completely freed from outsiders intervention'

Chittagong Custom House (CCH) has been completely recovered from the intervention of the outsiders, known as 'faltu' for years,

Policy needed for Dhaka's economic potential

Speakers on Thursday preferred a proper policy guideline to tap the economic potentialities of Dhaka city. They also urged

Delhi eyes cooperation with Dhaka on horticulture

Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Wednesday said horticulture and food processing are fields in which